Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

September 22, 2009
Bulletin Board – September 22, 2009


Bipartisan BBQ

The Tooele County Republicans and Democrats invite the community to attend the first ever Craig-Dillon Bipartisan BBQ, Friday, Sept. 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Benson Grist Mill. Join us in setting aside our political differences and come together as a community in an evening of good food and good fun. Tickets are $10 each. RSVP Will Craig,, 882-4944 or Toby Dillon,, 578-1259.

Railroad museum day

The Tooele Valley Railroad Museum will be open Saturday, Sept. 26 from 1-6 p.m., extended hours, at 35 N. Broadway. You are invited to celebrate the station’s 100th birthday.

Car show fundraiser

On Oct. 3 starting at 10 a.m., a car and motorcycle show fundraiser will be held at Lake Point’s Del Taco to help a group of girls raise funds to perform in Disneyland. All drivers will receive free food. Prizes will be given and a DJ will be on hand. If you have any questions call Susan Trujillo 882-5496.

Free law enforcement workshop

NAAWU and Agent Kyle Andersen present “Law Enforcement for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders” on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Overlake Kids Park Daycare in Tooele. Please RSVP for childcare ($3/ child) to Janell Locke (jlocke5@msn. com) or Jennilyn Hitesman (830-6225).

DUP/SUP museum day

The Daughters and Sons of Utah Pioneers are hosting a museum day on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on East Vine Street. You’re invited to enjoy pioneer demonstrations and children’s crafts. Homemade ice cream and bread and jam will be served.

Cruise the oldies way

The Tooele Kingsmen invite you to go back in time and cruise up and down Main Street Tooele on Friday, Sept. 25 from 7 p.m. to midnight with a rain date on Friday, Oct. 2. Individuals and/or car clubs welcome. If you come to watch, bring your lawn chairs and find a spot on Main Street. There will be a DJ trailer at the activity center parking lot southwest corner of Main and Vine streets behind the park.

Free carnival and concert

Come join us for some family fun in the park. Carnival inflatables, snacks, and great music are available for you to enjoy on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 3-7 p.m. at the Swimming Pool Park at 200 West and Vine streets. Great, up-lifting music will be supplied by the contemporary Christian rock band, Adam’s Road, and take home their free CD (one per family).

Driver License Office

The Tooele Driver License Office is open Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The address is 1929 N. Aaron Drive, Suite G in Tooele.

Flu shots available

Cottage Glen Assisted Living and Memory Care will be offering flu shots on Sept. 30 and the public is invited to attend. Cottage Glen is located at 1892 Aaron Drive, in Tooele. The Tooele County Health Department will be offering the flu shots. For year, Cottage Glen has offered flu shots to their residents and the public. However, their efforts have expanded this year because of their particular focus on increased flu prevention. For more information, please call 882-7990 and ask for Cheryl.

Obedience classes

KDK9’S Basic Obedience Class for all ages of dogs and handlers. Training through play and praise. Six week class starts Sept. 28 at 5:30–6:30 p.m. Classes at Cal Ranch, $89 per dog. One free training lead and rope included. Week one — dog psychology (no dogs, bring the family, two hour class). Weeks 2- 6 — learning the basics (one hour class). Proceeds help support KDK9’S Search and Rescue Dogs and the Animal Concepts Foundation, both non-profit. For more info and registration call: 435- 837-2134.


Grantsville Irrigation Company

Metered users are allotted 250,000 gallons per share. If you are unsure of your usage, please contact the office at 884- 3451. Please be aware: if arrangements have not been made for extra shares a fee will be assessed based on the overage. Info and events for Grantsville Grantsville residents: Find out about pertinent information and events for our community by registering your e-mail at an organization by residents for residents to empower us to make a difference in our community. (This is not a city database and e-mails will be kept confidential and only used to send information to residents.)


Traffic checkpoint

On Tuesday, Oct. 20 the Stockton Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies will be conducting an administrative traffic checkpoint on SR- 36, Connor Avenue and Clark Street. The purpose of the checkpoint is to check for valid operator licenses, registrations and the use of seat belts, etc.


Weekly story time

Remember children’s story time every Wednesday at 11 a.m. and children’s crafts each Friday from 3-5 p.m. Check with the library for any special story times or other special events. For more information on these and other library programs, check our Web site tooelecity. org/tcl/library.html, call 435-882- 2182, or visit us at 128 West Vine Street, Tooele.


SHS community council

Stansbury High will hold its first ever Community Council meeting Thursday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. in the SHS library. Call Principal Kendall Topham at 882-2479 if you have any questions. Do not miss this historic event.

Dancing with the Stallions Dancing with the Stallions ballroom fundraiser will be held on Thursday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. in the SHS gym. Cost for ages 12 and up is $4, ages 5-11 is free. For more information contact Heidi Done at the school at 882-2479.

TJHS eighth grade field trip

There will be a meeting for parents interested in sending students on the eighth grade history field trip to Williamsburg, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia. We will be giving an overview of the trip, discussing requirements, and answering questions. We will meet after parent teacher conferences Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. in the Tooele Junior High AV room.

TJHS parent/teacher conferences

Tooele Jr. High parent/teacher conferences will be held Tuesday, Sept. 22 and Wednesday, Sept. 23 from 4-7 p.m. The book fair will be held at the same time Sept. 17-23 from 7:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. GJHS parent/teacher conferences Grantsville Jr. High School parent teacher conferences will be Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 23 and 24 from 4-7 p.m.

THS class of ’69 — new info

THS class of ’69 is having their 40 year class reunion Sept. 25 and 26 — Homecoming weekend. Tail-gate party and barbeque-Friday night 4:30 p.m. at Speirs Farm, 392 W. 200 South, next to football field. Golf — Saturday 10 a.m. at Overlake Golf Course. Then enjoy a fine-dining experience Saturday night at the new Sostanza Restaurant beginning at 6 p.m. Any classmates that have not received an e-mail or letter, would like additional information or to register, please contact Phil Bevan at phil., or 801-232-3373, ASAP.

THS class of ’84 —25th reunion

Tooele High Class of 1984 is having a reunion on Sept. 25 and 26. Looking for all classmates please call or send a email to Berna at homes@tooelegroup1. com or 435-840-5029 for more information. Come celebrate our 25th reunion with us.


Basic welding class

A basic welding class is scheduled to start Oct. 7 at Grantsville High School. Some funding is available for those who qualify. For information, Please contact Joan Hill 801-859-5819 or

Adult Education

Get your high school diploma this year. All classes required for a high school diploma, adult basic education, GED preparation, word processing, drivers’ education and English as a second language are available. Register now to graduate — just $50 per semester. Located at 76 S. 1000 W., call 833-1994. Adult Education classes are for students 18 and over.

Take GED

The GED test will be given on Oct. 13, starting at 8 a.m. Please contact Andrea at 833-1994 by Oct. 9. Pre-registration is required.

Gain computer skills

The Tooele Adult Education Center is offering a beginning class in Microsoft Word XP, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Windows. The class will be at the Tooele Adult Education Center on Tuesday and Wednesday nights for five weeks beginning Tuesday, Oct. 6, ending Nov. 11, from 6-9 p.m. Adults currently enrolled at the education center pay $30. Community participants pay $60. Seniors, 55 and over pay $55. Call 833-1994. Pre registration required.

English as a Second Language

ESOL conversational classes are held Monday and Thursday from 7-9 p.m. ESOL students may also come anytime the center is open for Individualized study. Registration is $50 per semester. Call 833-1994.

Adults learn to drive

A driver education course for adults 18 and over will begin Tuesday, Sept. 22, 6-9 p.m., at the center. The class includes 18 hours of classroom instruction and 12 hours of driving and observation. Register from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The cost is $180 (current students receive a $65 discount). Pre-registration is required.


Settlement Canyon clean-up

Mountain of Faith Lutheran Church invites you to join us in cleaning up the shoreline surrounding Settlement Canyon Reservoir. We will meet at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26 at Tooele United Methodist Church, 78 E. Utah Ave. Garbage bags will be provided but please bring your own gloves and water to drink.

Women’s Bible study

There will be a women’s Bible study entitled “Anointed, Transformed, Redeemed, A Study of David, featuring Priscilla Shirer, Beth Moore, and Kay Arthur.” The study will begin Wednesday, Sept. 23, 7-9 p.m. We will be meeting at the Millpond Spa in Stansbury Park, each week for seven weeks. If you are interested, call Bev Gearo at 843-4343.

Fall Boo-tique

Tooele United Methodist Church will hold its annual fall Boo-tique on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2-3. Reserve your space now. Call Glenice Moore at 882- 3807 to reserve your space or for more information.

Waters Edge Church

At Waters Edge, we want to continually discover, engage, and reveal Jesus in our lives. We’d love to have you join us. Our Well Groups meet throughout the week and the Watering Hole worship time is on Sundays from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Oquirrh Mill — between the Stansbury skate park and Millpond Spa. For more info, check out or call Pete Kirchhoff at 435.840.0542. New hours for Stansbury Baptist Stansbury Park Baptist Church, which meets in the Stansbury Park Clubhouse, new meeting times are 9 a.m. for all ages Bible study and 10:15 a.m. for worship service.

Tooele Christian Fellowship

We invite you to our services where you’ll receive a warm welcome by sincere, downhome country folks. Sunday School starts at 10 a.m. with the morning service at 11 a.m. We are located at 600 North Industrial Loop Road. Take 200 North (Utah Ave.) west for 3.4 miles and turn left, first building on the left. For information call 435- 224-3392. Child care available.

Iglesia Biblica Bautista

La Iglesia Biblica Bautista de Tooele invites everyone to their services that will be presented in Spanish on Sunday at 2 p.m. and Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Prayer services on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Come and get to know the teachings that can redeem your life, your salvation and your unconditional love toward God. Pastor Jose Cargoy, for questions call (435)840-5036.

The Lighthouse

Calvary Chapel Tooele is presently meeting at the Best Western Hotel on Main Street in Tooele. We meet on Sunday at 11 a.m. and extend an invitation for you to join with us as we worship in song and in the study of God’s Word. Child care available.

Mountain of Faith

Mountain of Faith Lutheran Church welcomes all to join us for worship in our new location at a new time. We now worship in the home of Tooele United Methodist at 78 E. Utah Ave. at 9 a.m. every Sunday.

Messianic Congregation

The Brit Ammi Messianic Congregation meets every Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at 37 S. Main, in Tooele. Join us for praise, Torah (Bible) study, and fellowship as we study the Hebrew foundation of our Christian faith. For more information call 843-5444.

Bible Baptist Church

Please consider this your personal invitation to join us for services at Bible Baptist Church, 286 N. Seventh St., Tooele. Sunday school at 10 a.m., Sunday morning service 11 a.m., Sunday evening service 6 p.m. and a Wednesday evening service 7 p.m. For information call 882-7182. Nursery provided and rides available.


Pioneer Valley Chamber Ensemble

Auditions are open for the Pioneer Valley Chamber Ensemble co-directed by Pamela Dale and Betta Nash. The ensemble primarily performs classical music, and rehearses Thursdays 7:30- 9:30 p.m. in Tooele. Current need is for alto, tenor, and bass voices; also chamber orchestra players. Contact Pamela Dale at 801-250-6602.

Free fine arts concert

Fine art teachers from the Tooele County School District will hold a free concert highlighting singing, dancing, visual art, diverse musical instruments, etc. on Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. in Stansbury High School’s auditorium. Donations will be accepted for the school of your choosing. Please come and support your teacher as they perform in the first faculty concert. Tooele City Arts Council open house The Tooele City Arts Council would like to invite you to attend the Tooele City Arts Council open house at the Tooele Army Deport Arts and Craft Center on Thursday, Sept. 24 from 4-6 p.m. You can tour the Tooele Army Depot Arts and Craft Center that is open to the public to use. Meet the Tooele City Arts Council. See demonstrations and examples of craft projects that you can learn to do yourself. Pick up a new class listing for the Tooele City Arts Council community art classes. Give input on what type of classes you would like offered. Directions to the Tooele Army Deport Arts and Craft Center can be found at For more information please contact the Tooele City Arts Council at 843-2142 or the Tooele Army Depot Arts and Craft Center at 833- 2940.


Rocky Mountain Care donations

Rocky Mountain Care Tooele nursing home, located at 140 East 2nd South, Tooele, is asking for donations of costume pieces, accessories, hats, jewelry and fall decor. To donate or for more information, contact Jeanne Jeppesen at 843-2026.

Food pantry

The First Baptist Church in Tooele is offering an emergency food pantry and clothing closet to meet the needs of our community. Anyone with clothing needs is welcome. Baby foods are now available. The food pantry is available for emergency needs. Hours of operation are Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. We are located at 580 S. Main St. For information call 882-2048.

Donations needed

The Tooele Church of Christ is accepting donations for the Women’s Shelter. They need women’s socks and children’s clothing. Please help. 882-4642, 430 W. Utah Ave., Tooele.

Moose Lodge

Saturday night dinners

Saturday night rib-eye steak and salmon dinners for members and their guests. Members get a free dinner in their birthday month.


Regional conference

Tooele Eagles will host the four-corners conference, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah Sept. 24-27. All members are invited to come up and enjoy the camaraderie of all the members coming in from other states. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served on Friday and Saturday, with a light breakfast on Sunday morning. Check your September newsletter for the times and cost.

Steak night

Steaks have been canceled for Friday, Sept. 25, however there will be a special steak night on Thursday, Sept. 24. All members and guests are invited to come eat.


WDBCH meeting

The September meeting of the West Desert Back Country Horsemen will be held Sept. 28 at the Tooele County Courthouse. We will be discussing October rides, news from the state meeting, and 2010 memberships. If you have any questions, please contact Carol

Nudell, 435-833-9085 or Gary Bean, 801-541-7866. Master Gardener’s meet Master Gardener’s meeting will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 6:30 p.m. Meet at the Garden of Erda for apple tasting and apple identification with the Harrison’s.

Help for gardeners

The USU Master Gardeners are available to help with your gardening problems. The “Diagnostic Clinic” is available from 3-6 p.m. every Wednesday through September at the County Extension office, 151 N. Main St., Tooele.

Kiwanis meetings

Kiwanis meets every Tuesday at noon for a luncheon at Tracks, 1641 N. Main St., Tooele. Contact Debbie Winn at 224-2046 or Sandy Critchlow at 830-6657 to become a member. Kiwanis is dedicated to help the children.


Program openings

Tooele County Aging has openings in an alternative, incomebased program designed to help seniors remain independent. CNAs help keep them in their homes safely, provide personal care, do house keeping and run errands. If interested please contact Jolene Shields at 843-4104 or 4105.

Tooele seniors

Friday night entertainment at 5:30 p.m.: Sept. 25 Gary Swan. Friday night dancing from 6- 8 p.m.: Sept. 25 Wayne Jones. For “health” sake: nutritional cooking class Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. Exercise and osteoporosis with Meier and March Therapist Travis Allen on Sept. 30 at 11 a.m. Wii bowling and other games every Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. and after lunch. The center can be reached at 882- 2870 and is for the enjoyment of all senior citizens 55 years and up. Grantsville seniors

Grantsville’s senior birthday dinners are back starting Friday, Sept. 25 at 4 p.m. the Flashbacks will be the entertainment. Health watch: blood pressure every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; nutrition class (only in Tooele) Sept. 23 at 1 p.m.; foot clinic Sept. 29, 1:30-3:30 p.m. The Grantsville Senior Citizen’s Center can be reached at 884-3446.

Senior Circle

Be part of the circle and join your senior friends! You only have to be 50 and the cost is $15 per year. Enjoy discounts, benefits, health information, and social activities. To make reservations for events, call 843-3690. Water aerobics on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Books R Fun Bookfair on Friday, Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at MWMC, proceeds go to Senior Circle. Birthday Bingo on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 5 p.m. at MWMC, $3 for pizza. Chicago (May 15-22, 2010). $739 per person double occupancy. World’s famous Shedd Aquarium, cruise on Lake Michigan, tour of Chicago, Sears Tower Observation Deck, Art Institute of Chicago, sign up soon with a $75 deposit.


The Healing Hearts

The Healing Hearts is a free group for families who have ever lost a child, delivered a stillborn or had a miscarriage. Meet with other families that have suffered a loss. We are parents living through the grief process together. Come and share experiences, coping skills and comfort methods. Family members and close friends (support) are welcome. For questions or information on meeting times, dates and places, we can be contacted at thehealinghearts.

LDS porn addiction program

An LDS Pornography Addiction Recovery Support group meeting will be held every Friday evening starting at 7:30 p.m. in the High Council room of the Stansbury Stake Center, 417 E. Benson Road, Stansbury Park. This meeting is specifically related to recovery from pornography addition. Entrance on the southwest of building. No referral needed. There is no charge to attend.

Food allergies

Have food allergies? Visit or email: Utah Food Allergy Network (UFAN) www.UtahFoodAllergy. org, or

Addiction recovery meeting

LDS Family Services addiction recovery meetings every Tuesday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the LDS chapel on 1030 S. 900 West, in the Relief Society room, Tooele. Enter on the west side of the church. The handicap entrance is on the south side of the church. This meeting addresses all addictions or character weaknesses. No children please.

Al-anon meeting

Al-anon meetings will be held in the youth center in St. Barnabas Church, 1784 N. Aaron Dr. on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Join us and you’ll never have to feel alone again. For more information call 840-0445, 882-4721, or (801)599-2649.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meetings are held every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at in the youth room at St. Barnabas Church, 1782 N. Aaron Dr. For more information call 840-0445, 882-4721, or (801)599-2649.

NAMI support group

Are you or someone you know living with depression, panic, anxiety, bipolar disorder, OCD, or schizophrenia? NAMI support meetings are held Wednesdays at 4 p.m., at 565 W. 900 South. Call Jan at 843- 4347 for more information. Domestic violence support Domestic violence peer support group every Tuesday night from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call the DVSAVA crisis line at 882-6888 for more information.

Take off pounds sensibly

Need help to lose those extra pounds? We can help. TOPS is a weight loss support group open to men, women, teens and preteens. Meetings are held every Tuesday at 5 p.m. at the Tooele Senior Center, 59 E. Vine St. Call Mary Lou at 830-1150 or Connie at 884-5010 or see for more information.

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